Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[theme] ENLIST (PP) NP1[agent] ENLIST NP2[theme] (PP)
Drug-sniffing dogs were enlisted to expose the smuggling ring.
A new technology has been enlisted in the search for life on mars.
NOAA enlisted amateurs in a search for new planets.
I enlisted in the company for the experience.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent[human]] ENLIST
NOTE: This is a subsense of sense 1 that applies only to the 'military' frame.
He enlisted when he was only 18.
My daughter enlisted in the Air Force in North Carolina.
John Cambpell enlisted in 1918 but never saw service.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3